Reimagining commUNITY theatre as fresh, innovative, and diverse as our community.
We believe theatre can unite communities and create opportunities for unheard voices, untold stories and reimagined classics.
Lyrical Opposition is a nonprofit arts organization that cultivates lyrical artists to oppose injustice through social awareness & systemic change.
An initiative that seeks to imagine shalom (wholeness, prosperity, justice, fulfillment and peace) for our neighborhoods in Hayward, Castro Valley, Ashland, Cherryland, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Oakland & San Francisco.
Visual Prophets is a design agency that specializes in destiny development and digital storytelling.
Empanadas | Coffee | Argentinian Pastries
3483 Castro Valley Blvd Castro Valley, California
FirstPres Hayward is a multiethnic, multigenerational, multilingual community that strives to live out the radical mission of Jesus in the Eden neighborhood and beyond.
Rapture is a full-size recording studio located out of Hayward, CA run by Cody Fuentes.
Our mission is to bring our community together through music. At CVSOM students learn discipline, confidence, focus, and problem solving through music. We are a community center where families and friends gather, explore, and celebrate the miracle of music within each of us.
Castro Valley Matters is a membership-based, community organizing group that empowers Castro Valley citizens to assert greater control over our community’s municipal affairs and will plan for and seek to implement a vision for Castro Valley’s future.
Palin is a town south of Guatemala City that has traditionally focused on coffee production, with few other job opportunities. The kids La Ceiba Crew is working with are often homeless, come from disrupted families, or live on their own, spending most of their time on the streets. La Ceiba Crew gives these kids a platform to showcase their incredible talents, creating an urban culture collective that helps them develop their skills, builds up their self-confidence, and gives them a voice in their community…
La Ceiba’s high quality coffee is produced by Mayan Poqomam farmers in Palin, Guatemala and exported directly to local roasters in the San Francisco Bay Area. La Ceiba is working to promote community support of youth programs, health services, and most importantly free public education/job training currently focused through ESL in and around the city of Palin.
Each month 50 or more people cram in the Space to hear from local community advocates, artists, poets, and musicians, while enjoying good food, drink, and conversation. Quickly becoming a hub for art, local politics, and conversations that lead to lasting change, The Smalltown Gatherings are open to everyone, free, and are helping to build a better narrative for the Eden Area and beyond.
The Lab is a monthly gathering that allows musicians, poets, and other artists to workshop new and original pieces, in front of and among friends.
One Saturday a month, Smalltown hosts The Creative Hub.
It's about People. It's about community. It’s about Collaboration. It's about random strangers and random events that somehow always seem to connect with you. It's about good stories, from good people, from all walks of life. It's about fun and creativity, justice and meaning. It's about the good things that bind us together.
Engaging in works that inspire individuals to foster more beauty and justice within their neighborhoods.
Studies in dominant cultural practices and the launching of grassroots initiatives that invite our neighborhoods into better rhythms and a more holistic narrative.
Live takes in front of a live audience throughout 2019! More info soon!
Highlighting the home-brewer and artist in our neighborhoods, and sharing their craft with the community.
Documenting the musical gifts in the Eden Area.
Developing and nurturing the artists in our neighborhoods.
Fostering a culturally abundant community by developing a strong live music scene.
Highlighting the voices of our community.
The proposed Tiny Homes as Emergency Housing Facility project seeks to build six mobile housing units in the FirstPres Hayward parking lot to help homeless individuals transition from homeless to housed.